National Lab Explores Drones, Crawling Robots for Wind Turbine Inspections

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have partnered with businesses to develop machines that non-invasively inspect wind turbine blades for hidden damage.

Kespry’s Mining and Aggregates Customer Survey Shows Savings with Drones

Kespry, a drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, has announced the results of a survey of the company's mining and aggregates customers.

FAA Grants Waiver for Over-People Drone Flights with Parachute

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has issued Hensel Phelps Construction Co. a Part 107 waiver to operate a parachute-equipped DJI Phantom 4...

Airbus Aerial, Swiss Re Partner for Flood-Risk Drone Solutions

Airbus Aerial and Swiss Re Corporate Solutions have announced a new collaboration designed to help companies efficiently identify flood risks and more...

Property Casualty Insurance Company Leverages Kespry Drone Solution

Grinnell Mutual, a property casualty insurance company based in Grinnell, Iowa, has adopted Kespry's drone platform for residential and commercial roof inspections.
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Drones to Inspect 1,250 Wind Turbines in 12 Weeks

Sulzer Schmid, a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology for inspections of wind turbine rotor blades, and WKA, a blade inspection...

Survey: State DOTs Increasingly Embracing Drones

A May 2019 survey by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) underscores the rapid deployment of unmanned aircraft...

Sky-Futures Acquired by ICR Integrity

ICR Integrity has acquired Sky-Futures Partners Ltd., a provider of drone-based inspections and drone pilot training for the energy, industrial and government...
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senseFly, Raptor Maps Launch Drone Solution for Solar Inspections

senseFly, a provider of fixed-wing drone solutions, has introduced its new senseFly Solar 360.Created in collaboration with software...

FLIR, DroneBase Partner for Specialized Thermal Inspections

FLIR Systems Inc. has made a strategic investment in DroneBase, a global drone operations company that provides businesses access to an unmanned...

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